Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Spring 2021

Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 185

Large Kikuo Saito Abstract Painting

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Kikuo Saito (1939-2016)
Marking(s); notes: signed, marking(s); 1988
Country of origin; materials: Japanese; oil on canvas
Dimensions (H, W, D): 67.25"h, 54.25"w; 68.25"h, 55.25"w frame
Additional Information: Work is titled "Crocodile Boogie." Kikuo Saito was a Japanese-born American abstract painter with ties to the Color Field movement and Lyrical Abstraction as well as experimental theater and dance. (source: Lot is accompanied by a copy of the insurance valuation issued by Eva Cohon Gallery, Highland Park, Illinois, dated 4.10.1989. Provenance: Eva Cohon Gallery, Highland Park, Illinois | Private Collection, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Spring 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, May 15th: Selections from the Palm Beach Estate of Paige Rense Noland (Session I)
Saturday, May 15th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session II)
Thursday, May 20th: Editions & Photography (Session III)

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very good (condition of art only)